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Setup.exe

Application Installation

 
     
  Description  
     
 
icon   Setup.exe is a common filename for installation programs. The detail files listed below are only those that appear after Windows is installed and any updates that Microsoft provides. We've excluded third-party applications as it's such a common filename.

Setup.exe is a 16/32/64-bit executable for a graphics UI style application.
 
     
   
  Common Facts From Tracked Core OS Files  
     
 
key facts  
File description
  Suite Integration Toolkit Executable
 
File Version
  6.0.6000.16386  to  9.0.30729.1
 
Application
  Microsoft Windows Operating System
 
App version
  6.0.6000.16386  to  9.0.30729.1
 
Type
  16, 32, 64 bits
 
Vendor
  Microsoft Corporation
 
Copyright
  (c) Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
 
   
  Variants and Default Locations  
     
 
varients  
  C:\Windows\System32

This directory holds the core operating system files and libraries.

 
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Windows Version; Bits
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xp
  XP RTM; 32
Core without updates
details  
 
xp
  XP SP1; 32
Core without updates
details  
 
xp
  XP SP2; 32
Core without updates
details  
 
xp
  XP SP3; 32
Core without updates
details  

 
  C:\Windows\System32\oobe

This directory holds the Out-Of-Box-Experience (OOBE) programs, setup wizard and related diagnostics.

 
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xp
  Vista RTM; 32
Core without updates
details  
 
xp
  Vista SP1, 2; 32
Core without updates
details  
 
xp
  Vista SP2; 64
Core without updates
details  
 
xp
  7 RTM; 32
Core without updates
details  
 
xp
  7 RTM; 64
Core without updates
details  
 
xp
  8 RTM; 64
Core without updates
details  
 
xp
  8.1 RTM; 64
Core without updates
details  

 
  C:\Windows\ServicePackFiles\i386

This directory is used to hold new files for service packs. It is used by the file protection system to restore key files should they be damaged.

 
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xp
  XP SP1; 32
Core without updates
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  C:\Windows\SysWOW64\InstallShield

This directory holds the 32-bit system files on the 64-bit editions of Windows. WOW stands for Windows On Windows. When a 32-bit program runs, Windows will simulate this directory as being c:\windows\system32 for backwards compatibility.

 
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Windows Version; Bits
File Size
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xp
  Vista SP2; 64
Core without updates
details  
 
xp
  7 RTM; 64
Core without updates
details  
 
xp
  8 RTM; 64
Core without updates
details  
 
xp
  8.1 RTM; 64
Core without updates
details  

 
  C:\Windows\SysWOW64\oobe

 
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xp
  Vista SP2; 64
Core without updates
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  C:\Windows\WinSxS\...

The WinSxS directory holds Windows Side-by-Side DLLs. WinSxS allows multiple versions of the same DLL (code libraries) to exist on the same system. This ensures that every application will get the DLL version they were tested and designed for. The result is improved application and system stability. See details for full directory location.

 
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Windows Version; Bits
File Size
Modified Date
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xp
  8 RTM; 64
Core without updates
details  
 
xp
  8.1 RTM; 64
Core without updates
details  
 
xp
  Vista SP2; 64
Core without updates
details  
 
xp
  7 RTM; 64
Core without updates
details  
 
xp
  8 RTM; 64
Core without updates
details  
 
xp
  8.1 RTM; 64
Core without updates
details  
 
xp
  Vista SP2; 64
Core without updates
details  
 
xp
  7 RTM; 64
Core without updates
details  
 
xp
  8 RTM; 64
Core without updates
details  
 
xp
  8.1 RTM; 64
Core without updates
details  
 
xp
  8 RTM; 64
Core without updates
details  
 
xp
  8.1 RTM; 64
Core without updates
details  
 
xp
  Vista RTM; 32
Core without updates
details  
 
xp
  Vista SP1; 32
Core without updates
details  
 
xp
  Vista SP2; All
Core without updates
details  
 
xp
  7 RTM; 32
Core without updates
details  

 
  C:\Windows\Microsoft.NET\Framework64\v3.5\Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 SP1

The Microsoft.NET directory holds Microsoft's .NET programs and files. The .NET is a set of tools and APIs for programmers to build more advanced applications using this framework of services.

 
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xp
  Vista SP2; 64
Updates on Core
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  C:\Windows\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v3.5\Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 SP1

 
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xp
  XP SP3; 32
Updates on Core
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xp
  Vista SP1, 2; 32
Updates on Core
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  Security  
     
 
security  

There are no known security risks in using Setup.exe assuming it has not been modified or replaced by virus or malware and it resides in the default directory. This file is installed as part of the Windows operating system.

Startup Security

user
1
  User's choice and not harmful
optional
1
  Not required or recommended, but not harmful
bad
2
  Undesirable such as viruses, malware or adware
unknown
5
  Unknown

View our Setup.exe Startup Applications list for alternative functions and locations not shown below.

 
     
  Requires  
     
 
required   The following files are required when running this program. These may call other files, and there can be additional required files not in this list. Required files for non-Core OS programs above are not included.

           
  import ActionQueue.dll*   import Ole32.dll*
  import Advapi32.dll*   import Oleaut32.dll*
  import Advapi32.dll*   import Rpcrt4.dll*
  import Comctl32.dll*   import Setupapi.dll*
  import Dlmgr.dll*   import Shell32.dll*
  import Gdi32.dll*   import Shlwapi.dll*
  import Kernel32.dll*   import Unattend.dll*
  import Kernel32.dll*   import User32.dll*
  import Msvcrt.dll*   import User32.dll*
  import Msvcrt.dll*   import Version.dll*
  import Ntdll.dll*   import Wintrust.dll*
  import Ntdll.dll*  
 
* indicates a file that is not required in all versions. Click on filename for details.
 
   
  Additional Analysis  
     
 
notes  
  • The newest version of Setup.exe requires a C++ library, and was likely written in Micorsoft Visual C++. It was likely built using Visual Studio 2012.
  • Setup.exe is a PE style file.
  • This program does not appear to be internally referenced by any other file.
 
   
  Vendor Summary  
     
 
Vendor
  Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Corporation Logo
Phone
1-425-882-8080
1-800-642-7676

Web
Global
USA

Assistance
Support

 
   
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